pyogenic exotoxin

pyogenic exotoxin

extracellular toxin secreted by Streptococcus pyogenes that may be associated with fever and the development of renal failure, respiratory distress, and necrosis.
References in periodicals archive ?
OF--opacity factor, slo--streptolysin, ska--streptokinase, pbp--plasminogen binding protein, spe A, spe B & spe C--streptococcus pyogenic exotoxin A, B & C respectively, fbp-54--fibronectin binding protein, sfb--streptococcal fibronectin binding protein, prtf--fibronectin binding protein F and scp- [C.
Geographical and temporal distribution and molecular characterization of highly pathogenic clones of Streptococcus pyogenes expressing allelic variants of pyogenic exotoxin A (scarlet fever toxin).
6] What is now called streptococcal toxic shock syndrome [7-9] is secondary to the production of a pyogenic exotoxin [10] producing vascular collapse.